Rainy River (Motueka)

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For the Rainy River (also in Tasman District) which is a tributary of the Pelorus River, see Rainy River (Pelorus).
Rainy River
Mouth Motupiko River
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 19 kilometres (12 mi)
Source elevation 900 metres (3,000 ft)
Mouth elevation 330 metres (1,080 ft)

The Rainy River is a river of the southern Tasman Region of New Zealand's South Island. It flows north from its sources 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) north of Saint Arnaud, reaching the Motupiko River 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of the Hope Saddle.[1] The Motupiko River is a tributary of the Motueka River


  1. ^ New Zealand 1:50000 Topographic Map Series sheet BR24 – Kawatiri

Coordinates: 41°36′52″S 172°47′31″E / 41.61444°S 172.79194°E / -41.61444; 172.79194